On Monday the 18th of February 2008, His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics will leave to Rome in the company of priests that will participate in the opening ceremony of St. Gregory the Illuminator Patio in Vatican with the blessings of His Holiness Benedict XVI.
His Beatitude will meet with the president cardinals of different Vatican Councils. He will also preside the council of the Permenant Synod.
His Beatitude returns to His residence on March 3, 2008.
Beirut, February 12 2008
Armenian Catholic Patriarchate